2016 Manufacturing Day

What an amazing day! More than 300 students from 18 schools visited with nearly 30 employers at NSCC. Why? To explore twenty-first century manufacturing. The event was held as part of Manufacturing Day and was a collaborative effort by local economic development offices, the Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership and Northwest State.

2016 Entrepreneurship Forum

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Voinovich Auditorium
Open to residents of Defiance, Fulton, Henry Paulding, Van Wert & Williams Counties.

LightbulbDo you have an idea for a new business? Have you started a business but need some insight to move your ideas forward? Get the jump-start you need by presenting your ideas at the NSCC Entreprenuership Forum. You’ll receive valuable feedback from a panel of local experts including commercial lenders, chamber of commerce directors, economic development directors, small business consultants and more.

Reservations are required for all presenters. Contact Lisa Becher at 419.267.1264 or lbecher@NorthwestState.edu to reserve your spot. Lunch is included for all presenters.

If you don’t have a business idea now and would like to be inspired, join the audience. No registration is required for audience members. All are welcome, and this event is free and open to the public.

IT Alert: Aug. 6

Due to network maintenance, NSCC Services will be unavailable on Saturday, August 6. myNSCC, Sakai, Degreeworks, and Banner will be affected. Student and employee email will remain available. Please plan accordingly.

Registration Days

New & returning students who need to meet with an advisor and register for fall classes are invited to do so during an upcoming registration day.

  • Friday, August 5: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 10: 10: a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Friday, August 12: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Appointments will last about 20 minutes and availability is limited. Make your appointment today by calling the NSCC Admissions Office at 419.267.1320.

Eight IT Specialist & Industrial Automation Maintenance Graduates Recognized

Eight students completing Northwest State Community College’s IT specialist or industrial automation maintenance certificate programs were recognized recently during special events at the Advanced Manufacturing Training Center on the Scott Park (Toledo) campus of Northwest State Community College.

In addition to the certificate from NSCC, information technology students earned International Computer Driver License, Microsoft Technology Associate Database Fundamentals and Software Development, and Network Pro certifications. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in the information technology field including networking, help desk support, database development/support and web development. Their final project included a demonstration of the website built for NSCC’s strategic plan.

IMG_8722Industrial automation maintenance graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in the industrial maintenance field. They are qualified to improve and maintain automated equipment used in advanced manufacturing including troubleshooting PLC systems, robotics and other data collections systems. They also have entry-level knowledge and hands-on skills in the areas of industrial electricity, machine repair, pipefitting, fluid power and welding. In addition to the IAM certificate from NSCC, students earned Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and OSHA safety certifications.

The following graduates were recognized:

IT Specialist: Sarah Abate (Bryan), William Davis (Findlay), Christopher LaBoe (Defiance) and Ricardo Sandoval (Northwood)

Industrial Automation Maintenance Technician: Rachinda Adams (West Unity), Guillermo Munez (Toledo), Monique Reed (Toledo) and Lysander Townsend (Toledo).

Spring 2016 Dean’s List

Congratulations to all of the students who made the Dean’s List for the spring 2016 semester. This select group includes full-time (12+ credit hours) and part-time (6-11.99 credit hours) students who averaged at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Discover NSCC Day: April 9, 2016

Mark your calendar to explore the opportunities waiting for you!
Saturday, April 9 • 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

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  • Become captivated by the science of 3-D printing, examine an electric vehicle and watch chemistry come to life
  • Put your leadership skills to the test in our team-building and problem solving challenges
  • Picture yourself in scrubs as you observe high-tech simulations in NSCC’s state-of-the-art nursing lab
  • Test specimens in the medical assisting lab and explore the in-demand field of respiratory care
  • Control a robot and try out the technology that makes manufacturing tick
  • Be one of the first to apply for NSCC scholarships and enter to win one of two $500 scholarships specifically for event attendees

For more information, download the flier or contact the NSCC Admissions Office at 419.267.1320 or admissions@NorthwestState.edu.

Industrial Automation Maintenance Graduates Recognized

Three students completing Northwest State Community College’s industrial automation maintenance program were recently recognized during a special event. The program prepares graduates for entry-level positions in the industrial maintenance field, teaching them how to improve and maintain automated equipment used in advanced manufacturing. Coursework includes troubleshooting PLC systems, robotics and other data collections systems.

Graduates also gained entry-level knowledge and hands-on skills in the areas of industrial electricity, machine repair, pipefitting, fluid power and welding. In addition to the industrial automation maintenance certificate from NSCC, students earned Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and OSHA safety certifications.

The following graduates were recognized:

Lucas County: John Eagan (Toledo), Zach Morris (Toledo)

Williams County: Scott Mocherman (Bryan)

Students received free tuition, books and support services for the program thanks to a grant from the US Department of Labor.